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dis·sent

 (dĭ-sĕnt′)
intr.v. dis·sent·ed, dis·sent·ing, dis·sents
1. To have or express an opinion different from a prevailing or official position; disagree.
2. Law To reach a conclusion contrary to the majority of the judges deciding a case; render a minority opinion.
n.
1. Difference of opinion or feeling; disagreement.
2. The refusal to conform to the authority or doctrine of an established church; nonconformity.
3. Law A judicial opinion reaching a conclusion contrary to that reached by the majority of judges deciding a case; a minority opinion. Also called dissenting opinion.

[Middle English dissenten, from Latin dissentīre : dis-, dis- + sentīre, to feel; see sent- in Indo-European roots.]

dis·sent′ing·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.dissenting - disagreeing, especially with a majority
negative - expressing or consisting of a negation or refusal or denial

dissenting

adjective disagreeing, protesting, opposing, conflicting, differing, dissident There were dissenting voices.
Translations

dissenting

[dɪˈsentɪŋ] ADJ [voice] → discrepante
there was one dissenting voicehubo una voz discrepante or en contra
a long dissenting traditionuna larga tradición de disidencia

dissenting

[dɪˈsɛntɪŋ] adj [voice] → contestataire; [view, theory] → contestataire

dissenting

adj attr opinionabweichend; there was not a single dissenting voicees wurde keine Gegenstimme laut

dissenting

[dɪˈsɛntɪŋ] adjdissenziente
References in classic literature ?
At all events Robert proposed it, and there was not a dissenting voice.
She waved a dissenting hand, and went on, paying no further heed to their renewed cries which sought to detain her.
Carey passed the dissenting ministers in the street she stepped over to the other side to avoid meeting them, but if there was not time for this fixed her eyes on the pavement.
Educated for the Dissenting ministry, Defoe, a man of inexhaustible practical energy, engaged instead in several successive lines of business, and at the age of thirty-five, after various vicissitudes, was in prosperous circumstances.
Yet it makes a still stronger appeal to the instinct for practical, every-day realism which is the controlling quality in the English dissenting middle class for whom Defoe was writing.
An occasional burst of fervor in Dissenting pulpits on the subject of infant baptism was the only symptom of a zeal unsuited to sober times when men had done with change.
Briggs's brother, a radical hatter and grocer, called his sister a purse-proud aristocrat, because she would not advance a part of her capital to stock his shop; and she would have done so most likely, but that their sister, a dissenting shoemaker's lady, at variance with the hatter and grocer, who went to another chapel, showed how their brother was on the verge of bankruptcy, and took possession of Briggs for a while.
To this assertion there were but three dissenting voices, and one dissenting opinion.
Bulstrode to have won the hand of Harriet Vincy; whose family was undeniable in a Middlemarch light--a better light surely than any thrown in London thoroughfares or dissenting chapel-yards.
Once more he saw himself the young banker's clerk, with an agreeable person, as clever in figures as he was fluent in speech and fond of theological definition: an eminent though young member of a Calvinistic dissenting church at Highbury, having had striking experience in conviction of sin and sense of pardon.
Once a week the German daily of the highest class lightens up its heavy columns--that is, it thinks it lightens them up--with a profound, an abysmal, book criticism; a criticism which carries you down, down, down into the scientific bowels of the subject--for the German critic is nothing if not scientific--and when you come up at last and scent the fresh air and see the bonny daylight once more, you resolve without a dissenting voice that a book criticism is a mistaken way to lighten up a German daily.
It was strictly enjoined, that the project of starving you by degrees should be kept a secret; but the sentence of putting out your eyes was entered on the books; none dissenting, except Bolgolam the admiral, who, being a creature of the empress, was perpetually instigated by her majesty to insist upon your death, she having borne perpetual malice against you, on account of that infamous and illegal method you took to extinguish the fire in her apartment.